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Connecticut Teachers Honor Educators, Students Killed in School Shooting

Handmade posters celebrated the heroism and sacrifice of teacher Scott Beigel and the tragic loss of 16 others in last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

High school teacher Scott Beigel left this earth the way he had lived his life: looking out for the young people in his care.

The camp-counselor-turned-teacher was one of 17 victims in the high-profile shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week.

“All teachers I know are horrified that, once again, school classrooms and hallways have been killing fields,” said Mary Kay Rendock, a teacher at Carmen Arace Intermediate School in Bloomfield, Connecticut. “I am in tears thinking of the terror those teachers felt as they shielded, hid, and protected their students, and as some paid with their lives.” Read more